Sunday, October 25, 2015 | Las Vegas (Henderson), NV

Heart Failure SAM Working Group

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Attend Heart Failure SAM Working Group

Sunday, October 25, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Las Vegas (Henderson), NV
Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa Casino

Early bird registration discount available through September 23, 2015.

AAFP Member:EARLY BIRD FEE: $195FEE: $235
New Physician:EARLY BIRD FEE: $145FEE: $185
Student or Resident:EARLY BIRD FEE: $145FEE: $185
Nonmember:EARLY BIRD FEE: $265FEE: $305

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Separate registration and fee required.

Easily fulfill the knowledge assessment portion of the SAM process with one-day, topic-specific sessions that simplify the ABFM’s MC-FP Part II requirement.

About the Course

  • Review 60 core competency questions with experienced family physician faculty, and decide the best answer with your colleagues.
  • The AAFP reports your answers directly to the ABFM on your behalf.
  • Earn CME by completing the SAM process.*

*This working group is designed to help you fulfill the knowledge assessment portion of the SAM process. No CME is awarded. Completion of the clinical simulation on the ABFM website is required within one year of attending this working group in order to finish the SAM process and receive CME credit. A separate fee to the ABFM will apply.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this SAM, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge in:

  • Explain the approach to evaluating patients in heart failure.
  • Discuss the principles of neurohormonal antagonism in the treatment of heart failure.
  • Explain current treatment options in heart failure.
  • Review therapeutic recommendations for diuretics, ACE inhibitors, ARB’s, β-blockers and digoxin in heart failure.

Course Details


Americo Fraboni, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota

David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the syllabus one week before the course, and a hard copy syllabus available onsite. Additional information and instruction will be provided by email.

Hotel Information

Contact the hotel directly to make arrangements for your accommodations during this course.

Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa Casino(
2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89052
Phone: (866) 782-9487

Rate: $175 Single/Double Occupancy + $14.99/night service fee + current tax rate

Accommodation Cutoff -- September 23, 2015

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP. 

About Hotel Reservations
  • Reservations made after September 23, 2015, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa Casino guarantees reservation by credit card. When making reservations, one night's room and tax will be charged to hold reservation.
  • Reservations may be cancelled up to 48 hours prior to arrival without penalty.

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Heart Failure SAM Working Group
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Las Vegas (Henderson), NV